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2/7/12 lecture30.html 1/1 C:/Users/JIMMIN~1/AppData/Local/Temp/Rar$EX04.857/«/lecture30.html EEB 122: Principles of Evolution, Ecolog\ and Behavior Lecture 30 - Energy and Matter in Ecosystems << previous session _ next session >> OYeUYieZ: The movement of matter and energy around the planet is very important, and its study draws on geology, and meterology in addition to chemistry. Energy tends to flow upwards from plantlike producers to herbivores to carnivores before being decomposed by detritovores and cycling back into energy usable by producers, in addition to the photosynthesis or chemosynthesis used by producers to produce energy. Like energy, compounds vital to life such as carbon, nitrogen, and
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Unformatted text preview: phosphorous flow around the planet in cycles. Reading aVVignmenW: Cotgreave, Peter and Irwin Forseth. Introductor\ Ecolog\ , chapter 12 ClaVV lecWXUe: ReVoXUceV: You may view the Yale Galapagos site at: http://cmi2.yale.edu/galapagospublic Yale University 2009. Some rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated on this page or on the Open Yale Courses website, all content on this page is licensed under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course EEB 122 taught by Professor Stephenstearns during the Spring '09 term at Yale.

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